Instillation of 4 % lidocaine versus air in the endotracheal tube ( ETT ) cuff to evaluate post intubation morbidity-a randomized double blind study

@inproceedings{Rao2013InstillationO4,
  title={Instillation of 4 % lidocaine versus air in the endotracheal tube ( ETT ) cuff to evaluate post intubation morbidity-a randomized double blind study},
  author={Manimala Rao and Snigdha and Taggu Alai and Kumar J. Vijay},
  year={2013}
}
Background: Endotracheal intubation for airway management in general anaesthesia is associated with post intubation morbidities due to prolonged inflation of the ETT cuff. Many studies have used Lidocaine by instillation in the ETT cuff and its diffusion to the underlying tracheal mucosa there by reducing local irritation and inflammation of the airway… CONTINUE READING